Choose from lace-ups, slip ons or buckles, and a wide range of qualities. You can pay budget or designer prices so, before you start looking, choose your budget to narrow your search.
Shoes come in man made or natural materials, leather and synthetic are the most popular. Most men choose to wear shoes for formal wear, and office wear, and trainers, boots and trainer shoes are for leisure wear casual evening wear.
Trainers are most men’s favourite footwear. They’re perfect casual shoes; great for lounging around. They look good with jeans and a casual top or shirt. There’s a good choice of brands and styles in a wide price range. Black or white are favourite colours, but there’s also a good choice of colours and designs.
• Trainer shoes
Trainer shoes are half way between shoes and trainers. You could think of them as one step up from trainers; they’ve got the comfort of trainers, but with added style. They’re ideal to wear with jeans and casual trousers.
• Sports shoes
With every sport covered, you can choose from a range of footwear -
Golf shoes etc.
The quality of sports shoes varies within brands, so shop around to find a good quality sports shoe at a price you want to pay.
There’s a good selection of men’s boots for work wear, casual wear and formal wear. If you’re looking for work wear, you’ll find some great branded rugged work boots. Make sure they’re made with non slip soles and have a good tread. If you’re looking for formal footwear, check out some Italian leather boots. They’re so comfortable, you’ll never want to take them off.
• Flip flops and thongs
Thongs and flip flops are perfect for hot days and casual wear, and a must have for holidays. Leather thongs with cork footbeds are perfect for keeping cool, at home or away.
If you need a pair of waterproof shoes or boots, you’ve got a choice of walking or hiking boots or wellington boots. It’s a personal choice and depends on the terrain you usually cover. If you’re just walking the dog across muddy fields, wellingtons are the perfect choice.
Great casual summer shoes, many men prefer them in black or brown leather with adjustable straps. They’ll keep you cool, and if you buy a branded pair, they should have well made soles that will absorb any shocks.